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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 177

    HENRY D. THIELKE (BRITISH, B. C. 1789)

    Princess Charlotte of Wales (1796-1817), in blue dress and white underslip, lace bonnet tied under her chin, seated in a chair; window and crimson velvet drapery background

    Price Realised  

    HENRY D. THIELKE (BRITISH, B. C. 1789)
    Princess Charlotte of Wales (1796-1817), in blue dress and white underslip, lace bonnet tied under her chin, seated in a chair; window and crimson velvet drapery background
    signed and indistinctly dated 'H. D. Thielke 1818' (lower right)
    rectangular, 4 1/8 x 3 1/16 in. (105 x 78 mm.), gilt-metal mount


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    Provenance

    Collection of George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904), in 1865; Christie's, London, 10 June 1904, lot 308 (£6.6s to Grego).


    Literature

    L. R. Schidlof, The Miniature in Europe, Graz, 1964, II, p. 813.
    D. Foskett, A Dictionary of British Miniature Painters, London, 1972, I, p. 546.
    D. Foskett, Miniatures: Dictionary and Guide, Woodbridge, 1987, p. 662.


    Exhibited

    London, South Kensington Museum, Special Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures, 1865, no. 2658 (lent by the Duke of Cambridge).